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Department of Taxation and Finance

Current status of property tax-related legislation

Passed both Houses in 2021

Status as of 12/6/21

Count = 64

To view bill text see New York State Legislature. (To search, enter the bill number without the period, for example, X1234-x.)

Subject of Legislation Bill numbers Prime sponsor Last action of Legislature Action of Governor
DTF-ORPTS Departmental, Governor's Program, Budget Bills
Governor's Program Bill—Covid 19 eviction and foreclosure protections, includes moratorium on sales and enforcement of most RPT liens until 1/15/22 (Part B Subpart C, Part C Subpart C), allows public meetings to be held fully remotely until 1/15/22 (Part E) 

S.50001

Kavanaugh

Passed Senate 9/1 Signed 4/17  Ch. 417

A.40001

Rules (Dinowitz)

Passed Assembly  9/1
Budget Bill—includes provisions relating to real property transfer reports, STAR in MH parks, State Board quorum, misc. tech. amds., solar and wind energy project valuation model creation, and taxation of certain State lands in Ts. of Blooming Grove and Chester (see Parts U,V,W, X, and WW) S.2509-c Budget Bill Passed Senate 4/6 Signed 4/19 Ch. 59
A.3009-c Budget Bill Passed Assembly 4/7
Budget Bill—includes provisions relating to a capital improvement exemption for Nassau Co., and increasing cap on electric generating facility cessation mitigation fund (see Parts WW and XX) S.2505-c Budget Bill Passed Senate 4/6 Signed 4/19 Ch. 55
A.3005-c Budget Bill Passed Assembly 4/6
Other RPT related bills:
Ag. Assess. and Ag. Bldg. exemption modifications, expands to include other apiary related products in gross sales allowance, etc. (Ag. and Mkts. Dept. bill) S.7111 Hinchey Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 6/26 Ch. 160
A.7568 Lupardo Passed Assembly 6/7
Comparable sales, cost, and rental selection restrictions for mixed-use and non-residential properties outside NYC (adds RPTL Sec. 305-a) S.5715-a Gauhran Passed Senate 6/3 Signed 10/25
A.894-c Zebrowski Passed Assembly 6/1
County-wide shared services program amendments, increases flexibility and extends the program through 12/31/24 (amds. GML Sec. 239-bb) S.6445-a Reichlin-Melnick Passed Senate 6/8 Signed 7/16 Ch. 294
A.7694-a Lunsford Passed Assembly 6/9
COVID-19 Emergency Protect Our Small Businesses Act of 2021, includes foreclosure and tax sale provisions (see Part B) S.471-a Kaplan Passed Senate 1/19 Signed 3/9 Ch. 73
Approval Memo. 1
A.3207 Bronson Passed Assembly 1/26
COVID-19 Emergency Protect Our Small Businesses Act of 2021 amds., includes tax sale provisions (amds. Ch. 73 of the Laws of 2021) S.5742 Kaplan Passed Senate 5/3 Signed 6/17 Ch. 154
A.7127 Bronson Passed Assembly 5/3
COVID-19 Emergency eviction and foreclosure protections extender, includes certain tax sale provisions (amds. Chs. 381 of 2020 and 73 of 2021) S.6362-a Kavanagh Passed Senate 5/3 Signed 5/4 Ch. 104
A.7175-a Dinowitz Passed Assembly 5/3
COVID-19 Emergency related delay in Basic STAR benefit removal for those with delinquent property taxes (amds. Tax Law Sec. 171-w) S.5132 Ryan Passed Senate 6/3 Delivered 11/29
A.5374 McMahon Passed Assembly 5/25
Exemption—allows exemption and abatement applications to be submitted until 7/15/21 by local option re: COVID-19 emergency S.6086 Comrie Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 8/20 Ch. 409
A.7368 Rozic Passed Assembly 6/7
Exemption—C. of Troy, residential and mixed use investment exemption (adds RPTL Sec. 485-v) S.6555-a Breslin Passed Senate 6/9 Signed  12/1  Ch. 638
A.7520-a McDonald Passed Assembly 6/7
Exemption—Historic barns, expands definition of historic barns and allows OPRHP to certify eligible ag. structures (amds RPTL Sec. 483-b) S.6042 Hinchey Passed Senate 6/3 Delivered 11/29
A.6947 Barrett Passed Assembly 6/8
Exemption—Monroe Co., Vol. Fire/Ambulance members, allows a 10% exemption at local option (adds RPTL Sec. 466-k) S.6676-a Brouk Passed Senate 6/8 Signed  12/1  Ch. 652
A.7644-a Lunsford Passed Assembly 6/8
Exemption—Multiple dwellings involving NYSHFA, extends RPTL Sec. 421-d and bonding authority to 7/23/2023 (NYSHCR Dept. bill) S.6975 Kavanagh Passed Senate 6/1 Signed 7/1 Ch. 232
A.7610 Cymbrowitz Passed Assembly 6/7
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Ch. 163 of '20 amd.)
(Chabad Lubavitch Chai Center, Inc., T. of Huntington)
S.862 Gaughran Passed Senate 1/19 Signed 2/16 Ch. 39
A.961 Stern Passed Assembly 2/10
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Ch. 187 of '20 amd.)
(Joshua Baptist Church, T. of Huntington)
S.863 Gaughran Passed Senate 1/19 Signed 2/16 Ch. 40
A.960 Stern Passed Assembly 2/10
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406
(T. of Oyster Bay, Nassau Co.)
S.4645 Thomas Passed Senate 6/2 Signed 8/2 Ch. 350
A.6221 Montesano Passed Assembly 6/8
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406
(V. of Upper Brookville, T. of Oyster Bay)
S.4700 Gaughran Passed Senate 3/18 Signed 7/16 Ch. 291
A.6742 Montesano Passed Assembly 6/10
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406
(Nyack Union Free School District, T. of Clarkstown)
S.7156 Reichlin-Melnick Passed Senate 6/8 Signed 8/2 Ch. 390
A.7953 Zebrowski Passed Assembly 6/9
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Abundant Life Church, C. of Jamestown)
S.6909 Borello Passed Senate 6/2 Signed 7/16 Ch. 301
A.7698 Goodell Passed Assembly 6/10
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Chabad of Islip Township, Inc., T. of Islip)
S.5402 Boyle Passed Senate 5/4 Signed 8/2 Ch. 355
A.6397 Gandolfo Passed Assembly 6/8
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Choice For All, Inc., V. of Freeport)
S.6001-a Brooks Passed Senate 6/2 Signed 8/20 Ch. 408
A.7229-a Darling Passed Assembly 6/7
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Community Services Support Corp., Inc., T. of Islip)
S.6657 Boyle Passed Senate 6/3 Signed 8/2 Ch. 377
A.5430 Ramos Passed Assembly 6/7
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Cong. Yeshiva Zera Yakov, Inc., T. of Ramapo)
S.6961-a Reichlin-Melnick Passed Senate 6/8 Signed 8/2 Ch. 384
A.7751-a Lawler Passed Assembly 6/10
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Divya Jyoti Jagrati Kendra, V. of Old Westbury, Nassau Co.)
S.6579 Kaplan Passed Senate 6/2 Signed 7/16 Ch. 297
A.7636 Montesano Passed Assembly 6/7
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Family and Children's Association, T. of Hempstead)
S.329-a Thomas Re-Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 7/16 Ch. 275
A.4817-a Ra Passed Assembly 6/8
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Flanders, Riverside, Northampton Comm. Assn., T. of Southampton)
S.6590-a Palumbo Passed Senate 6/9 Signed 8/2 Ch. 324
A.5461-b Thiele Passed Assembly 6/8
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, T. of Islip)
S.6279 Boyle Passed Senate 6/10 Signed 7/16 Ch. 256
A.7263 Durso Passed Assembly 6/3
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(League for Animal Protection of Huntington, Inc., T. of Huntington)
S.1092 Gaughran Passed Senate 3/10 Signed 8/2 Ch. 338
A.6184 Brown Passed Assembly 6/8
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Long Island Science Center, T. of Riverhead)
S.6207 Palumbo Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 8/20 Ch. 410
A.7424 Giglio, JA Passed Assembly 6/10
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Mercy Haven, Inc., T. of Islip)
S.4895-a Weik Passed Senate 5/20 Signed 7/16 Ch. 293
A.6190-a Gandolfo Passed Assembly 6/7
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Mercy Medical Center, V. of Valley Stream, T. of Hempstead)
S.1208-a Kaminsky Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 12/1  Ch 644
Approval Memo.  49
A.7738-a Solages Passed Assembly 6/9
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Nori Foundation d/b/a/ Sai Mandir USA, T. of Oyster Bay)
S.7110-a Thomas Passed Senate 6/9 Signed  7/16  Ch. 271
Approval Memo. 12
A.7908-a Montesano Passed Assembly 6/9
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(NYSARC, Inc. Rockland Co. Chapter, T. of Clarkstown)
S.7155 Reichlin-Melnick Passed Senate 6/8 Signed 8/2 Ch. 389
A.7954 Zebrowski Passed Assembly 6/9
Exemption—1 Property, RPTL Sec. 464
(Brentwood Fire District, T. of Islip)
S.6634 Boyle Passed Senate 6/10 Signed 7/16 Ch. 270
A.7896 Brown Passed Assembly 6/10
Exemption—Res.-Comm. urban exemption (RESCUE), provides specs. for commercial uses (RPTL Sec. 485-a - Ch. 357 of '20 amd.) S.1309 Breslin Passed Senate 2/8 Signed 6/11 Ch. 132
A.1367 Magnarelli Passed Assembly 5/4
Exemption—Residential revaluation related increases allowed to be phased-in, local option (adds RPTL Sec. 485-v) S.4855 Breslin Passed Senate 5/19 Signed 11/3  Ch. 560
A.3489 Magnarelli Passed Assembly 5/10
Exemption—Srs.,  directs use of a specific year's tax return depending on whether taxable status date is before or after 4/15  S.4432 May Passed Senate 6/9 Signed 11/3  Ch. 558
A.3034 McDonald Passed Assembly 5/10
Exemption -- T. of Danby, Conservation easement agreements, allows exemption to encourage open space (adds RPTL Sec. 491-b) S.6240-a Oberacker Passed Senate 6/10 Signed  12/1  Ch. 637
A.7088-a Kelles Passed Assembly 6/8
Exemption -- T. of Guilderland, Conservation easement agreements, allows exemption to encourage open space (adds RPTL Sec. 491-b) S.6469 Hinchey Passed Senate 5/19 Signed 7/1 Ch. 221
A.7096 Fahy Passed Assembly 5/25
Exemption—Vets, Alternative, conforms start of Vietnam war era to federal definition of 11/1/1955 (amds. RPTL Sec. 458-a)(Vets. Dept. bill) S.7124-a Brooks Passed Senate 6/8 Signed 11/11  Ch. 606
A.7388-b Barrett Passed Assembly 6/7
Nassau and Suffolk Co. provisions—limits adjustment of Art. 18 and 19 current base proportions to 1 pct. (amds. RPTL Secs. 1803-a and 1903) S.6021-b Kaminsky Passed Senate 6/1 Signed 7/1 Ch. 203
A.7094 Lavine Passed Assembly 5/10
New York City provisions—Class II abatements, extends co-op/condo abatement program through 2022 (amds. RPTL Sec. 467-a) S.7031 Liu Passed Senate 6/2 Signed 6/29 Ch. 184
A.7126 Quart Passed Assembly 6/3
New York City provisions—Class II abatements, requires service employees to receive prevailing wage (amds. RPTL Sec. 467-a) S.6350-a Benjamin Passed Senate 6/10 Signed 9/6  Ch. 422
A.7434-a De La Rosa Passed Assembly 6/10
New York City provisions -- Ind. and Comm. abatement program (ICAP), waives timing requirements for certain projects (amds. RPTL Sec. 489-cccccc) S.5882-a Persaud Passed Senate 6/10 Signed 8/2 Ch. 361
A.6073-a Perry Passed Assembly 6/10
New York City provisions—Multiple dwellings, extends J51 housing program for another year (amds. RPTL Sec. 489) S.6487 Stavisky Passed Senate 6/1 Signed 6/29 Ch. 176
A.7125 Braunstein Passed Assembly 6/3
North Shore Water Authority creation, involving former private water company property (adds Title 5-A to Public Authorities Law) S.6707 Gaughran Passed Senate 5/3 Signed 11/3  Ch. 577
A.7654 Lavine Passed Assembly 6/8
South Nassau Water Authority creation, involving former private water company property (adds Title 5-A to Public Authorities Law) S.5527 Brooks Passed Senate 6/9 Signed 11/3  Ch. 575
A.6393 Griffin Passed Assembly 6/10
Real Estate Transfer Tax—Peconic Bay Region, allows local transfer tax for creation of a Community Housing Fund (amds. Tax and Town Laws) S.6492 Palumbo Passed Senate 6/10 Signed 10/8  Ch. 478
A.2633 Thiele Passed Assembly 5/24
Real Estate Transfer Tax—Peconic Bay Region, allows local transfer tax to be used for community housing purposes (amds. Town Law) S.6847 Palumbo Passed Senate 6/10 Signed 10/8  Ch. 445
A.7647 Thiele Passed Assembly 6/10
Real Estate Transfer Tax—T. of Blooming Grove, allows local transfer tax for creation of a Community Preservation Fund (amds. Tax and Town Laws) S.1811 Skoufis Passed Senate 6/1 Not yet delivered
A.5761 Schmitt Passed Assembly 6/10
Real Estate Transfer Tax—T. of Warwick, extends local transfer tax for Community Preservation Fund authorization to 2050 (amds. Tax and Town Laws) S.2689 Martucci Passed Senate 5/25 Signed 8/2 Ch. 341
A.5324 Brabenec Passed Assembly 6/10
Real Property Tax Exemption Task Force, to be established, with 9 members, required to report w/in 1 yr. (Ch. 317 of '20 amd.) S.905 Harckham Passed Senate 1/12 Signed 6/11 Ch. 131
A.971 Abinanti Passed Assembly 5/4
Suffolk Co. provisions—Non-profits, educational institutions, grievance period for '20- and '21 rolls reopened for exemption denial complaints S.7175 Weik Passed Senate 6/9 Signed 8/2 Ch. 336
A.7975 Ramos Passed Assembly 6/9
Tax apportionment—Eastport-South Manor CSD, allows the adjustment of levy apportionments over 2 years to correct a '19/'20 error S.5750 Palumbo Repassed Senate 6/9 Signed 10/8  Ch. 453
A.6426 Thiele Passed Assembly 6/3
Tax Collection—extends prohibition on termination of municipal services for res. and small bus. properties for non-payment of fees/taxes re: COVID S.1453-b Parker Repassed Senate 3/30 Signed 5/11 Ch. 106
A.6255-a Richardson Passed Assembly 3/31
Tax Enforcement—Villages, extends ability to enforce under old Law through 2024 (amds. Ch. 602 of '93 and Ch. 416 of '18) S.6720 Reichlin-Melnick Passed Senate 6/2 Signed 11/3  Ch. 562
A.6841 Otis Passed Assembly 6/1
Tax refunds—expands the allowance for school districts to charge back refunds to more types of libraries (amds. RPTL Sec. 726) S.6653-a Mannion Passed Senate 6/10 Signed 10/25  Ch. 503
A.6489-a Stirpe Passed Assembly 6/1
Tax Stabilization Reserve Fund authorization for Copenhagen CSD, relating to potential decreases or termination of PILOTs S.6758-a Griffo Passed Senate 6/10 Signed 8/2 Ch. 380
A.7781-a Blankenbush Passed Assembly 6/10
C. of Rochester—Rochester Housing Court Act, sets up a new court with jurisdiction that includes Real Property Tax Law among other statutes S.3280-b Cooney Passed Senate 6/10 Signed 10/8  Ch. 464
A.1311-a Bronson Passed Assembly 6/10
T. of Clarkstown—limits adjustment of Article 19 current base proportion to one percent on the 2021-22 assessment roll S.3996 Reichlin-Melnick Passed Senate 3/3 Signed 7/1 Ch. 213
A.4750 Zebrowski Passed Assembly 5/10
T. of Orangetown—limits adjustment of Article 19 current base proportion to one percent on the 2021-22 assessment roll S.3992 Reichlin-Melnick Passed Senate 2/22 Signed 8/2 Ch. 346
A.6011 Lawler Passed Assembly 6/10
V. of Upper Nyack—assessor qualifications, allows a resident of the County or an adjoining County to serve as assessor S.6280 Reichlin-Melnick Passed Senate 5/20 Signed 8/2 Ch. 365
A.7250 Zebrowski Passed Assembly 6/1
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